Benefit Spotlight

HSAs: Health Nest Eggs

Retirement life is the stuff dreams are made of. So many of us have been socking away money each month in 401(k)s, 403(b)s, or any flavor of IRA for years.…

Helping Hands for Parents

Having adequate childcare has been a struggle for many in the workforce even before the COVID-19 pandemic, with the greater toll often falling on women. Employers have taken note, and…

Easy Medical Answers

Sometimes we need a little bit of quick, basic medical advice to guide us rather than hopping into the car and driving to the doctor. A nurseline is one such…

Is An HMO Right For You?

Picking an insurance plan from year to year can feel like sorting through a full alphabet soup of acronyms. After a while, it can be hard to tell the difference…

PTO Health Perks

When we were kids, we looked forward to that golden stretch of summer vacation – three months off from our regular routines, school, and homework. It helped revitalize us. As…

Preventive vs. Diagnostic Care

When you visit your primary care physician, you likely talk about how you’re feeling, any issues you’re having, and have a general checkup. You may have a test or two.…

Curious about Coinsurance?

When you take a look at your benefits, there are a lot of terms to know. Copay, deductible, and…coinsurance? What’s that? Coinsurance is your share of the cost of a…

Explanation of Benefits Explained

After you visit a provider, you may receive a document in the mail from your insurance carrier with an overview of the services provided. This isn’t a bill, but rather…

Life Insurance on Your Terms

It’s important to have life insurance to protect your family, but there are a lot of different types to sort through. One of these types is term life. Also known…

The Basics of Dependent Care FSA

A Flexible Spending Account is just that – flexible! If you care for children or elderly dependents, the Dependent Care FSA may be right for you. With this FSA, you…

What is a Beneficiary?

It’s not something we like to think about, but it’s important to make your intentions clear when choosing whom to leave your assets to in the event of your death.…

What’s Special about Specialty Drugs?

Specialty drugs are medications used to treat complex illnesses such as cancer or multiple sclerosis. Because these drugs often need careful monitoring when administered or special handling, they are often…